Tag: job search
As the job market continues to expand, knowing the right methods for finding a new position can mean the difference between moving up in the world and having to clean out your desk at a moment’s notice. Understanding the best strategies for everything from networking to preparation is very important when your career path takes those unexpected twists and turns.
Bullhorn has released the results of a survey to help job candidates pinpoint what might be holding them back from landing a job. The anonymous survey of 1,500 recruiters and hiring managers revealed that job hopping, a path often taken by the younger workforce, has long-lasting implications on a resume.
Frosty the Snowman might have time for a day filled with fun, but you know ignoring the job hunt for too long will melt your chances of snagging your dream job. Yet far too many job seekers do just that, putting off the hunt for a great position until after the winter months. Most assume employers aren’t looking for new employees during the holiday season, but they couldn’t be farther from the truth.
Today, most career fields aren’t exactly booming, and few have an abundance of entry-level positions. This often means going head-to-head with several talented candidates when a position opens up. If you want to catch eye of an employer during your entry-level job search, you’ve got to have a little something extra to help you stand out from the crowd.
According to a recent study, the overall unemployment rate for recent college graduates is roughly eight percent. As competition in the job market continues to intensify, it’s important for new and soon-to-be college graduates to be proactive when it comes to standing out in the minds of prospective employers.
For years, a college degree has been the promised key to a wonderful life in America. But is that still true today? Children born in the 1980′s and 1990′s (known as Generation Y) have worked to earn their degrees in respective fields, yet almost half of them aren’t getting jobs. This leaves recent college grads with an average of $25,000 in debt each with no way to pay it off. Check out this infographic from Adecco to learn why Gen Y can’t get a job and what they can do about it.
Job seekers, listen up! We know the job search can be complicated sometimes. After all, many of you may be sending out resume after resume, networking like it’s your job, and monitoring your application status, with no results. However, when you’re aware of how to succeed in the job search today, you may have a much better outcome than you’ve had previously. This infographic, compiled by Interview Success Formula, a program that helps job seekers to deliver powerful interview answers, illustrates how job seekers can navigate through the job search today and how to do well in the process.
Whether it’s a job designing the world’s next game-changing device or it’s a job selling Macs and iPads, working for Apple has its perks. Do you have what it takes? Find out in this infographic by Business Research Guide.
Having a good resume is a big part of landing the job. HR managers can receive anywhere from 50 to 100 resumes per job posting, so it’s important that your resume stands out in the crowd. Check out the infographic below presented by TopCounselingSchools to learn more about creating a note-worthy resume.
It can be difficult to find the right people for your company’s open jobs. How will you know if the candidate is top talent or could be the office Grinch? The infographic below, compiled by Spark Hire, an online video resume and interviewing platform, provides a helpful quiz to let you know if your holiday candidate is a gift or a curse.
You could be competing against an ape or monkey for your next job. True of false? This Infographic by Online Schools looks at how the job market is shifting, and what the future of the market might look like.